Colony CMS XSS vuln.
Vuln. discovered by : r0t Date: 17 dec. 2005 orginal advisory:http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/12/colony-cms-xss-vuln.html vendor: http://www.thinkcolony.co.uk affected version: 2.75 and prior, also other Colony editions are vuln. like: Colony E–Commerce CMS,Colony Enterprise CMS,Colony Government CMS
Colony is a modular based website content management system allowing you to micro-manage details on every page to suit your requirements. A number of modules are pre-built and suit the needs of most clients. One of Colonies key strengths is its versatility and allows modules to be changed or created to exactly meet your needs.
Colony contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because input passed to search module paremters isn't properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.
Solution: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.